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Origin of ethics
Origin of ethic
Examples from the Web for ethics
Fridays there is ethics and law of war training and instruction.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She knows the ethics behind this, and she wants those ethics to be visible on a broad scale.Taylor Swift Dumps Spotify, Igniting Turf War Between Spotify and Apple|Dale Eisinger|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“These decisions should not be made in private, but with an ethics committee,” he said.U.K. Courts Grant Mother Right to End Her 12-Year-Old Disabled Daughter’s Life|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By stepping down, the embattled McCaffery preempted an ethics investigation that could have cost him his state pension.
A month before the Ethics Committee vote that McConnell boasts about today, he and Dole were publicly defending Packwood.And Now Mitch McConnell Is the ‘Pro-Woman’ Candidate!|Eleanor Clift|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The doctrine of the mean in conduct comes from the ethics of Aristotle.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
In such a country, militarism is not the scourge it is with us; and the difference is due to the Confucian ethics.The Problem of China|Bertrand Russell
Many of them are singular, such as politics, mathematics, ethics.The Style Book of The Detroit News|The Detroit News
But this new system of ethics means nothing more than a new way of understanding the old system of ethics.Books and Habits from the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn|Lafcadio Hearn
Besides, here is a problem in ethics for Mr. Montagu to solve.A Daughter of Raasay|William MacLeod Raine
Word Origin for ethic
"the science of morals," c.1600, plural of Middle English ethik "study of morals" (see ethic). The word also traces to Ta Ethika, title of Aristotle's work.
late 14c., ethik "study of morals," from Old French etique (13c.), from Late Latin ethica, from Greek ethike philosophia "moral philosophy," fem. of ethikos "ethical," from ethos "moral character," related to ethos "custom" (see ethos). Meaning "a person's moral principles" is attested from 1650s.
The branch of philosophy that deals with morality. Ethics is concerned with distinguishing between good and evil in the world, between right and wrong human actions, and between virtuous and nonvirtuous characteristics of people.